Friday, October 29, 2010

Virus Model Due November 2

Make a model of a virus or bacterium of your choice.  Make it out of any material.  It must fit within a shoebox.

the model:  10
it is complete and presented well: 4
the write up is on the outside of the shoebox:  6 marks:

bonus marks for the best three assignments.

   on the sides of the shoebox:
side 1:  name of the virus or bacterium and a description
side 2:  disease that it causes in humans
side 3:  what is your name, draw a picture of yourself and describe a disease you had in the past (not the same disease that is in the box.
side 4:  a picture of the virus.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

sign up for this lecture

Hello bi 11s,

there is an opportunity to learn about biodiversity and landscape architecture from one of Canada's best landscape architects, Cornelia Oberlander.  Remember that attendance to conferences and lectures and reporting your learning could help go towards your term mark.  The information is here:
Biodiversity and Landscape Architecture in the 21st Century

At the Beaty Biodiversity Museum.

Friday, October 22, 2010

test on monday!

test is on all notes including classification
evolution, natural selection (see all previous notes in previous posts below)

including this one:
How evolutionary change occurs

also powerpoints on
punctuated equilibrium
natural selection

test will be some multiple choice and some long answer.  emphasis on the notes.
if you want to study from the text:  it is chapters 13, 14, 15.  last period, I gave you a challenge to put something in evolutionary order.  this question will also be on this test.

good luck everyone!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Evolution Animation and your Class Notes

Evolution is the idea that all life is related in some way.  We can count primates and fish as distant cousins. And earthworms, mollusks as even more distant relatives.  Going back even farther, we can even have a family reunion with a flatworm.  The story of life as an animation is here.  Your bi 11 evolution notes here.